Conferences

Conferences

Salman Zafar is much sought on the international environmental speaking circuit, and has attended a wide range of industry and academic conferences in countries all over the world. Below are the details of some of the key events he has attended as a speaker:

  1. Speaker, Day of the Middle East, The Netherlands (November 2017)
  2. Speaker, 5th TTC Annual International Sugarcane Conference, Vietnam (August 2017)
  3. Resource Person, Regional Expert Meeting on Short-lived Climate Pollutants, United Nations Environment Program, Amman, Jordan (May 2017)
  4. Biomass Expert, Project Screening Committee, Technology Development Board, Government of India (May 2017)
  5. Speaker, International Seminar on Processing of Agricultural Organic Waste, Universidad Nacional de San Agustín, Arequipa, Peru (March 2017)
  6. Speaker, District Cooling Summit Middle East and Africa, Dubai (March 2017)
  7. Jury, Middle East Electricity Awards 2017, Dubai (February 2017)
  8. Jury, Green Entrepreneurship Program, SwitchMED, Barcelona (October 2016)
  9. Speaker, Oman Waste and Environmental Services Conference, Muscat (May 2016)
  10. Speaker, Waste to Wealth Symposium, IIT – Mumbai and Monash University (March 2016)
  11. Speaker, Swachh Bharat Seminar, Assam Rifles, Shillong, India (March 2016)
  12. Resource Person, Consultative Meeting of UN Human Rights Council on UN Declaration on International Solidarity, Doha (November 2015)
  13. Speaker, Industrial Waste Management Conference, Kuala Lampur (November 2015)
  14. Speaker, Indonesia Outreach Programme, Aligarh (October 2015)
  15. Speaker, Qatar Waste Management Summit, Doha (October 2015)
  16. Speaker, Kuwait Waste Management Conference, Kuwait (April 2015)
  17. Workshop Instructor, Kuwait Waste Management Conference, Kuwait (April 2015)
  18. Speaker, Waste Management India Summit, Delhi (December 2014)
  19. Workshop Instructor, Biomass Gasification, Bangkok (July 2014)
  20. Speaker, Cleantech Oman Forum, Muscat (June 2014)
  21. Conference Chairman, Middle East Waste Summit, Dubai (May 2014)
  22. Speaker, INTERCEM Dubai, Dubai (March 2014)
  23. Speaker, Beyond Zero Waste, Muscat (March 2014)
  24. Speaker, Faculty Development Program, Amity University, NOIDA, India (January 2014)
  25. Mentor, Techfest 2013-14, IIT Bombay, Mumbai
  26. Keynote Speaker, MENA Solid Waste Management Forum, Abu Dhabi (September 2013)
  27. Advisor, Beyond Zero Waste, Muscat (March 2014)
  28. Speaker, Examining the Market for Ethanol as an Octane-Enhancer in the Middle East. O. Licht Sugar and Ethanol Asia Conference, Bangkok (February 2013)
  29. Speaker, Environmental Aspects of CSR – Latest Trends, International Conference on Business, Social Responsibility and Transformation, New Delhi (February 2013)
  30. Mentor, Techfest 2012 -13, IIT Bombay, Mumbai
  31. TechDais Lecture, Institute of Engineering and Technology, Mumbai Chapter (September 2012)
  32. Speaker, Waste-to-Energy Perspectives for MENA, SWEEP-Net Regional Forum on Solid Waste Management, Morocco (May 2012)
  33. Mentor, Techfest 2011-12, IIT Bombay, Mumbai (January 2012).
  34. Chair, Technical Session on Hazardous Waste Management, Bahrain Waste Management Forum and Exhibition, Bahrain (November 2011)
  35. Chair, Technical Session on Agriculture/Composting, Bahrain Waste Management Forum and Exhibition, Bahrain (November 2011)
  36. Speaker, Waste-to-Energy Outlook for the Middle East, Bahrain Waste Management Forum and Exhibition, Bahrain (November 2011)
  37. Speaker, Kuwait Waste Management Conference and Exhibition, Kuwait (October 2011).
  38. Workshop Instructor, Kuwait Waste Management Conference and Exhibition, Kuwait (October 2011).
  39. Panelist, Sustainability-Technology and Management Workshop, Institution of Engineering and Technology, Mumbai, India (April 2011).
  40. Speaker, Sustainability-Technology and Management Workshop, Institution of Engineering and Technology, Mumbai, India (April 2011).
  41. Guest Speaker, National Seminar on Significance of Natural Resources Management in Rural Development, Kolkata, India (August 2010).
  42. Roundtable Session Moderator, World Future Energy Summit 2010, Abu Dhabi (January 2010)
  43. Feature Writer, World Future Energy Summit 2010, Abu Dhabi (January 2010)
  44. Invited Speaker, National Faculty Development Programme on Technological Waste, Engineering College, Bikaner, India (November 2009)
  45. Invited Speaker, Sustainable Energy Conference, Singapore (December 2009)
  46. Panelist, Sustainable Energy Conference, Singapore (December 2009)
  47. Keynote Speaker, National Conference on Technological Innovations for Sustainable Development, Engineering College, Bikaner, India (August 2009)
  48. Keynote Speaker, National Workshop on Emerging Horizons in Biofuel Research and Application, RBS College, Agra, India (July 2009)
  49. Biomass Waste-to-Energy Potential in Southeast Asia, 17th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition: From Research to Industry and Markets at Hamburg, Germany, June 2009.
  50. Roundtable Session Moderator, Middle East Waste Summit, Dubai, May 2009.